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Annual 2013 Water Quality Index Scores

Routine freshwater monitoring data collected by the The WA State Department of Ecology's River and Stream Monitoring Program are summarized by a technique called the "Water Quality Index" (WQI). The WQI ranges from 1 (poor quality) to 100 (good quality). The WQI summary does not include non-standard elements like metals. For temperature, pH, oxygen, and fecal coliform bacteria, the WQI is based on criteria in Washington’s Water Quality Standards, WAC 173-201A.

For nutrient and sediment measures where standards are not specific, results are based on expected conditions in a given region. Multiple constituents are combined and results aggregated over time to produce a single score for each station and each year.

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NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
WQITURBwqiturbwqiturbNumber
WQITPwqitpwqitpNumber
WQITEMPwqitempwqitempNumber
WQITSSwqitsswqitssNumber
STATION NAMEstation_namestation_nameText
Counties:@computed_region_x4ys_rtnd:@computed_region_x4ys_rtndNumber
COREcorecoreText
CATcatcatNumber
WQIPHwqiphwqiphNumber
WQIOXYwqioxywqioxyNumber
WQIFCwqifcwqifcNumber
OVERALLWQI 2013overallwqi_2013overallwqi_2013Number
STATIONstationstationText
Location 1location_1location_1Point
IDididNumber
WQITPNwqitpnwqitpnNumber
 
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